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Adult education & literacy and community colleges in Massachusetts

Series or Serial: CAAL Community College Series

Publisher: Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (CAAL)

Published At: New York, NY

Date Published: March 2004

Distributor: Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (CAAL)

Source Address: 1221 Avenue of the Americas - 46th Floor

Source City/State/Zip: New York NY 10020

Phone: (212) 512-2363

Material Type: Research/Technical Report

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 62 p.

Subjects: Adult Education; Adult Programs; Adult Learning; Adult Literacy; Community Colleges; Partnerships in Education; Postsecondary Education

This case study (Working Paper #2) examines the "role of community colleges in providing adult education services (ABE, ESL, and GED) in Massachusetts". The "emphasis [in Massachusetts] on maintaining a diverse provider base" allows for an assessment of "links and transitions from adult education to postsecondary education in community colleges". [See also The Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy website at to directly access this document and other reports/publications.]

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